President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Ukraine became weaker when it gave up its nuclear capabilities in 1994.
Ukraine is preparing for what it says will be fierce fighting with Russian forces.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told Al Jazeera that Russia can extend its attack in Kyiv, if Ukrainian forces fail on the eastern front.
Zelenskyy also said Ukraine became weaker and more vulnerable to aggression when it gave up its nuclear capabilities in 1994.
President Zelenskyy added that if Ukraine is a neutral or non-aligned countryit will need security guarantees from foreign governments.
One of them is China – the other is Russia.
But, how likely is that to happen?
Presenters: Rob Matheson
Peter Zalmayev – Executive Director of the Eurasian Democratic Initiative
David O’Sullivan – Former Secretary General of the European Commission. Current Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs
Anton Barbashin – Editorial Director at Riddle Russia